Apply to IAPLC

6 days until the application period ends

International contest for aquatic plant layouts
where aquarists around the world get together

IAPLC (The International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest) is the worlds largest aquarium contest with the most total number of
applications and participating countries.
Aquatic plant layouts created by participants are evaluated on the global stage.
Letʼs enjoy the IAPLC with friends around the world!

AWARDS

  • Grand Prize:1 Person
    Prize:JPY1,000,000
    Extra Prize:Trophy, Top 100 Medal, Certificate

  • Gold Prize:1 Person
    Prize:JPY300,000
    Extra Prize:Trophy, Top 100 Medal, Certificate

  • Silver Prize:2 People
    Prize:JPY100,000
    Extra Prize:Trophy, Top 100 Medal, Certificate

  • Bronze Prize:3 People
    Prize:JPY50,000
    Extra Prize:Trophy, Top 100 Medal, Certificate

  • Honor Prize:20 People
    Prize:JPY10,000
    Extra Prize:Top 100 Medal, Certificate

  • Winning Work:73 People
    Extra Prize:Top 100 Medal, Certificate

JUDGES

  • Adam Paszczela / Poland / Owner of Aquarius & Aquadam

    Adam Paszczela / Poland
    Owner of Aquarius & Aquadam

  • Adip Sajjan Raj / India / President of Still Water Aquatics

    Adip Sajjan Raj / India President of Still Water Aquatics

  • Albert Connelly, Jr. / U.S.A. / Publisher of Tropical Fish Hobbyist magazine and TFH Publications

    Albert Connelly, Jr. / U.S.A. Publisher of Tropical Fish Hobbyist magazine and TFH Publications

  • André Longarço / Brazil / Business manager of Aquabase Aquapaisagismo

    André Longarço / Brazil Business manager of Aquabase Aquapaisagismo

  • Oliver Lucanus / Canada

    Oliver Lucanus / Canada Nature photographer

  • Jiangang Diao / China / President of Beijing ADA Nature Aquarium World Gallery

    Jiangang Diao / China President of Beijing ADA Nature Aquarium World Gallery

  • Oliver Mengedoht / Germany / Chief editor of aquaristik magazine

    Oliver Mengedoht /
    Germany
    Chief editor of aquaristik magazine

  • Shogo Yamaguchi / Japan / Chief executive of AQUA LIFE magazine

    Shogo Yamaguchi / Japan Chief executive of AQUA LIFE magazine

  • Yu-Fa Huang / Chinese Taipei  / President of Easy Trading Co.,Ltd.

    Yu-Fa Huang / Chinese Taipei President of Easy Trading Co.,Ltd.

  • Yusuke Homma / Japan / ADA SUIKEI Creator

    Yusuke Homma / Japan ADA SUIKEI Creator

PAST WORKS

Former Grand Prix winners and winning works after 2018 are shared

CO-HOST MAGAZINES & AUTHORIZED CONTESTS

Co-Sponsored Magazine
Co-Sponsored by

  • AQUA JOURNAL
    Japan

  • AQUA LIFE
    Japan

  • aquaristik
    Germany

  • Practical
    Fishkeeping
    UK

  • The Aquatic
    Gardener

  • The Fishkeeper
    Southe Africa

  • TROPICAl FISH
    HOBBYIST
    U.S.A

IAPLC-Authorized Contests in the World
Any simultaneous submission of identical work, whether an identical or different photo cut, to other contests is prohibited. Entry that violates it is subject to disqualification, before and after the determination of the world ranking. The submission of an identical work to the IAPLC-authorized contests listed in this announcement is accepted only if the contestant shall not release the work on the internet, publications or any distribution media prior to the official result announcement by ADA.

  • AGA International Aquascaping Contest

  • European Aquatic Plants Layout Contest (EAPLC)
    Germany

  • Hungarian Aquascaping Contest (HAC)
    Hungary

  • Mauritian Aquascapin Contest (MAC)
    Mauritius

  • EUROPEAN AQUATIC & EMERSE CONTEST
    Spain

  • The Great Indian Aquascaping Contest (TGIAC)
    India

  • THE SOUTH AFRICAN AQUASCAPING CONTEST
    South Africa

  • CONCURSO BRASILEIRO DE AQUAPAISAGISMO (CBAP)
    Brazil